Kokubu Jiro is the captain of his university’s Kendo team. Often standoffish, mild, stoic and minimalist, Kokubu is a mystery to those who ...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 4: Sword of Seduction
A fugitive christian “saint” (female, of course!) and a sadistic drug-addled princess both have their eye on Kyoshiro. The fact that ...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 7: The Mask of the Princess
The masked daughter of the Shogun wants to kill a samurai who has seen her scarred face. She sends waves of ninja warriors to kill the samurai ...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 2: Sword of Adventure
Wandering samurai Nemuri Kyoshiro (Raizô Ichikawa) finds a bulls-eye on his back after befriending the shogunate’s tightfisted financial ...
Sleepy Eyes of Death 1: The Chinese Jade
Nemuri Kyoshiro, a youthful and cynical ronin with unparalleled skill, is approached by both sides in a game of corruption, ambition, and double ...
The Gay Masquerade
The film won 1959 Blue Ribbon Awards for best actor Raizo Ichikawa and for best cinematography Kazuo Miyagawa. The film also won 1959 Kinema ...
The Demon of Mount Oe
A demon-faced monster seeking revenge appears in the forms of a gigantic ox and a huge spider! The young Genji warrior protects the Fujiwara Clan ...
An all-star cast from Daiei Film Company has made “the ultimate Jirocho movie” about the legendary yakuza Shimizu no Jirocho, the ...
One of Japanese folklore’s most popular characters is brought to life on the silver screen in this terrific version of legendary Demon ...
Nichiren and the Great Mongol Invasion
During the 1200’s, legendary Buddhist monk Nichiren returns from his studies to lead Japan out of moral crisis and prepare to fight Mongol ...
Hidden Story of the Yagyu Clan
It is brother against brother in this tale of love and betrayal within the famed Yagyu clan. In one of their earliest films together, superstars ...
The life of the Buddha Shakamuni.
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